Gifted Kids

The power and perils of being born smart.

The Benefits Of Being Gifted

By Jonathan Wai Ph.D.

Is being born gifted actually a curse?

Is Every Child Gifted? Probably Not

By Scott Barry Kaufman

Rest assured, parents—all children are special. But is every child gifted? Probably not.

The Trouble With Bright Girls

By Heidi Grant Halvorson Ph.D.

For women, ability doesn’t always lead to confidence. Here’s why.

The Hungry Mind

By Terri Apter Ph.D.

What key to achievement has been missed by psychologists?

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Your Kid May Be Smart—But Don’t Tell Him So Often

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